The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for VBScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VBScript over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition (VBScript)
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 601 530 546
Rank change year-on-year -71 +16  
Permanent jobs citing VBScript 255 472 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.45% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.54% 0.88% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 187 409 350
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  

VBScript is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 46799 53896 54523
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 54.74% 51.54% 50.65%
Number of salaries quoted 39820 46470 46385
Median salary £47,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.29% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

VBScript
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing VBScript as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VBScript.

Salary trend for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VBScript over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VBScript in the UK

VBScript
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VBScript within the UK over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -74 241 £42,500 - 39
London -13 72 £55,000 +10.00% 11
South East +11 43 £40,000 -3.61% 13
East of England +21 32 £47,500 +18.75% 1
North West -17 27 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Yorkshire +42 25 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Hertfordshire +27 24 £47,500 +18.75% 1
City of London +20 20 £55,000 +4.76% 5
Manchester -26 19 £40,000 -11.11% 2
West Midlands +43 18 £40,000 +53.84% 5
South West +27 16 £30,750 +4.68% 1
Hemel Hempstead +17 16 £50,000 +19.04%
Birmingham - 14 £40,000 - 1
Scotland +9 13 £39,500 -13.18% 1
Kent +28 12 £32,500 -35.00% 1
West Yorkshire +13 12 £38,000 -5.00% 2
Chatham - 12 £32,500 -
North Yorkshire - 12 £32,500 -
Leeds +21 11 £36,000 -7.09% 2
Berkshire +36 9 £47,500 -5.00% 2
East Midlands -58 8 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Bristol -2 7 £31,000 -31.11%
Harrogate - 7 £32,500 -
Slough - 7 £47,500 - 2
Glasgow +16 6 £39,000 - 1
Hampshire +14 6 £34,250 -31.50% 1
Cheshire +9 6 £42,500 -15.84% 2
Edinburgh +2 6 £40,000 -15.78%
East Sussex +1 6 £50,000 - 2
Leicestershire -14 6 £42,500 +97.67% 2

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing VBScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for VBScript.

1 316 (59.74%) Windows
2 298 (56.33%) Microsoft
3 248 (46.88%) PowerShell
4 233 (44.05%) SQL Server
5 229 (43.29%) SQL
6 193 (36.48%) Active Directory
7 180 (34.03%) VB
8 165 (31.19%) Windows Server
9 148 (27.98%) ITIL
10 141 (26.65%) MS Excel
11 135 (25.52%) JavaScript
12 133 (25.14%) VMware
13 125 (23.63%) .NET
14 122 (23.06%) C#
15 121 (22.87%) Finance
16 119 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
17 99 (18.71%) Agile Software Development
18 97 (18.34%) MS Exchange
19 91 (17.20%) HTML
20 90 (17.01%) Windows Server 2008
21 85 (16.07%) Windows Server 2012
22 80 (15.12%) Microsoft Certification
23 79 (14.93%) Oracle
23 79 (14.93%) SDLC
24 77 (14.56%) DNS
25 75 (14.18%) IIS
26 73 (13.80%) Web Services
26 73 (13.80%) Linux
26 73 (13.80%) Analytical Skills
27 72 (13.61%) SCCM

VBScript
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 97 (18.34%) MS Exchange
2 75 (14.18%) IIS
3 67 (12.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 50 (9.45%) SharePoint
5 24 (4.54%) Exchange Server 2013
6 21 (3.97%) Skype for Business
7 9 (1.70%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
9 6 (1.13%) FormScape
10 5 (0.95%) Apache
10 5 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.57%) CMS
12 3 (0.57%) IBM Notes
12 3 (0.57%) JBoss
12 3 (0.57%) SAS
12 3 (0.57%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 141 (26.65%) MS Excel
2 62 (11.72%) MS Office
3 34 (6.43%) MS Visio
4 22 (4.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (3.21%) MS Project
6 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.19%) Avid Media Composer
7 1 (0.19%) Blender
Business Applications
1 7 (1.32%) Siebel Analytics
2 6 (1.13%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (1.13%) Sentinel
3 3 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.38%) Infor CRM
4 2 (0.38%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.19%) Bankmaster
5 1 (0.19%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 1 (0.19%) HFM
5 1 (0.19%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 1 (0.19%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.19%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 45 (8.51%) Office 365
2 31 (5.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (5.48%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (3.21%) SaaS
5 12 (2.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 12 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (2.27%) Amazon S3
5 12 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
5 12 (2.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 12 (2.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 5 (0.95%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.76%) PaaS
8 3 (0.57%) Akamai
8 3 (0.57%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.57%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (14.56%) DNS
2 59 (11.15%) DHCP
3 44 (8.32%) Firewall
4 24 (4.54%) SAN
5 22 (4.16%) Internet
5 22 (4.16%) LDAP
6 21 (3.97%) VoIP
7 18 (3.40%) DMZ
8 17 (3.21%) LAN
9 16 (3.02%) Skype
9 16 (3.02%) VPN
9 16 (3.02%) WAN
10 13 (2.46%) Intranet
11 11 (2.08%) NAS
11 11 (2.08%) Network Security
11 11 (2.08%) SMTP
11 11 (2.08%) TCP/IP
12 10 (1.89%) SNMP
13 9 (1.70%) iSCSI
13 9 (1.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 233 (44.05%) SQL Server
2 51 (9.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 43 (8.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 41 (7.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 37 (6.99%) SQL Server 2005
6 33 (6.24%) Relational Database
7 31 (5.86%) MySQL
8 28 (5.29%) Data Warehouse
9 22 (4.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 20 (3.78%) Amazon RDS
10 20 (3.78%) Oracle BI EE
10 20 (3.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 17 (3.21%) MS Access
12 12 (2.27%) Oracle Database
12 12 (2.27%) Oracle ODI
13 11 (2.08%) QlikView
14 7 (1.32%) Hadoop
14 7 (1.32%) Oracle9i Database
15 5 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
16 4 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 53 (10.02%) HP UFT
2 38 (7.18%) Selenium
2 38 (7.18%) Visual Studio
3 20 (3.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (3.59%) Subversion
5 16 (3.02%) MSI
6 15 (2.84%) JIRA
7 14 (2.65%) TeamCity
8 12 (2.27%) Jenkins
8 12 (2.27%) JMeter
8 12 (2.27%) Rational Functional Tester
8 12 (2.27%) TestComplete
9 11 (2.08%) SpecFlow
10 10 (1.89%) Git (software)
11 8 (1.51%) Cucumber
11 8 (1.51%) Octopus Deploy
11 8 (1.51%) WinDbg
12 6 (1.13%) LoadRunner
13 5 (0.95%) WebDriver
13 5 (0.95%) YouTrack
General
1 121 (22.87%) Finance
2 33 (6.24%) Retail
3 25 (4.73%) Advertising
4 20 (3.78%) Banking
5 19 (3.59%) Back Office
6 13 (2.46%) Publishing
7 12 (2.27%) Polish Language
8 11 (2.08%) Investment Banking
9 10 (1.89%) Financial Institution
10 9 (1.70%) Games
10 9 (1.70%) Legal
11 6 (1.13%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.95%) Telecoms
13 4 (0.76%) Front Office
13 4 (0.76%) Law
14 2 (0.38%) German Language
14 2 (0.38%) Marketing
15 1 (0.19%) Electronics
15 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 119 (22.50%) Developer
2 95 (17.96%) Analyst
3 44 (8.32%) Support Analyst
4 42 (7.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 41 (7.75%) Support Engineer
6 39 (7.37%) Applications Support
7 32 (6.05%) Administrator
8 31 (5.86%) C# Developer
9 30 (5.67%) .NET Developer
9 30 (5.67%) Architect
10 27 (5.10%) Test Analyst
11 25 (4.73%) IT Support
12 24 (4.54%) C# .NET Developer
13 22 (4.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 22 (4.16%) VMware Engineer
14 21 (3.97%) IT Analyst
15 19 (3.59%) IT Support Analyst
16 18 (3.40%) ASP.NET Developer
16 18 (3.40%) Software Developer
16 18 (3.40%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (23.63%) .NET
2 91 (17.20%) HTML
3 73 (13.80%) Web Services
4 63 (11.91%) XML
5 62 (11.72%) CSS
6 59 (11.15%) ASP.NET
7 27 (5.10%) HTML5
8 23 (4.35%) AngularJS
9 22 (4.16%) jQuery
10 21 (3.97%) Classic ASP
11 16 (3.02%) Node.js
12 14 (2.65%) Ajax
13 13 (2.46%) .NET Framework
13 13 (2.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 13 (2.46%) SOAP
14 12 (2.27%) Gherkin
14 12 (2.27%) J2EE
14 12 (2.27%) LAMP
14 12 (2.27%) Oracle GoldenGate
14 12 (2.27%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 73 (13.80%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (8.51%) Management Information System
3 35 (6.62%) Computer Science
4 25 (4.73%) Replication
5 19 (3.59%) Clustering
6 15 (2.84%) Data Centre
6 15 (2.84%) EPoS
7 12 (2.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 12 (2.27%) Robotics
8 9 (1.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 9 (1.70%) Online Gambling
9 8 (1.51%) Blackberry
9 8 (1.51%) Fixed Income
9 8 (1.51%) iPad
9 8 (1.51%) User Experience
10 7 (1.32%) Derivative
11 6 (1.13%) NHS
12 4 (0.76%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.76%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 4 (0.76%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 316 (59.74%) Windows
2 165 (31.19%) Windows Server
3 90 (17.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 85 (16.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 73 (13.80%) Linux
6 69 (13.04%) Windows 7
7 53 (10.02%) Windows Server 2003
8 40 (7.56%) Windows 10
9 36 (6.81%) Unix
10 19 (3.59%) Windows 8
11 18 (3.40%) Windows XP
12 9 (1.70%) Solaris
13 7 (1.32%) Windows 2000 Server
14 6 (1.13%) Android
14 6 (1.13%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.95%) Windows 2000
16 4 (0.76%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.57%) AIX
17 3 (0.57%) VMS
17 3 (0.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (27.98%) ITIL
2 99 (18.71%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (14.93%) SDLC
4 54 (10.21%) Change Management
5 53 (10.02%) Automated Testing
6 51 (9.64%) Test Automation
7 45 (8.51%) Problem Management
8 44 (8.32%) Test Scripting
9 41 (7.75%) Configuration Management
10 38 (7.18%) High Availability
11 37 (6.99%) ITIL V3
11 37 (6.99%) Migration
12 36 (6.81%) Project Management
13 33 (6.24%) Time Management
14 32 (6.05%) Root Cause Analysis
14 32 (6.05%) User Acceptance Testing
15 31 (5.86%) Workflow
16 30 (5.67%) Functional Testing
17 29 (5.48%) Continuous Improvement
17 29 (5.48%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 248 (46.88%) PowerShell
2 229 (43.29%) SQL
3 180 (34.03%) VB
4 135 (25.52%) JavaScript
5 122 (23.06%) C#
6 63 (11.91%) Java
7 47 (8.88%) Perl
7 47 (8.88%) T-SQL
8 43 (8.13%) VB.NET
9 41 (7.75%) PHP
10 39 (7.37%) Python
11 35 (6.62%) Bash Shell
12 31 (5.86%) VBA
13 24 (4.54%) C++
14 17 (3.21%) VB6
15 12 (2.27%) PL/SQL
16 11 (2.08%) Ruby
16 11 (2.08%) VC++
17 9 (1.70%) Scala
18 7 (1.32%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 80 (15.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 69 (13.04%) Degree
3 45 (8.51%) MCSE
4 32 (6.05%) Security Cleared
5 30 (5.67%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (5.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 27 (5.10%) MCP
8 20 (3.78%) MCSA
9 19 (3.59%) CCNP
9 19 (3.59%) SC Cleared
10 15 (2.84%) ISEB
10 15 (2.84%) ISTQB
11 13 (2.46%) CCNA
12 11 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 10 (1.89%) DV Cleared
13 10 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (1.70%) PMI Certification
14 9 (1.70%) PMP
15 8 (1.51%) Citrix Certification
15 8 (1.51%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (13.04%) QA
2 34 (6.43%) SLA
3 24 (4.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.70%) HL7
5 8 (1.51%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.76%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.38%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.38%) SDET
System Software
1 193 (36.48%) Active Directory
2 119 (22.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (8.13%) Hyper-V
4 39 (7.37%) vSphere
5 24 (4.54%) VMware ESX
6 21 (3.97%) XenApp
7 20 (3.78%) Microsoft App-V
8 15 (2.84%) ISA Server
8 15 (2.84%) XenDesktop
9 12 (2.27%) vCloud
10 10 (1.89%) Forefront TMG
11 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.76%) Terminal Server
11 4 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (0.76%) XenServer
12 3 (0.57%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.38%) Docker
13 2 (0.38%) KVM
Systems Management
1 72 (13.61%) SCCM
2 20 (3.78%) Microsoft Clustering
3 18 (3.40%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (3.21%) WSUS
5 16 (3.02%) HP Quality Center
6 14 (2.65%) Puppet
7 12 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
8 10 (1.89%) SCOM
9 9 (1.70%) Backup Exec
9 9 (1.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 8 (1.51%) Microsoft Intune
10 8 (1.51%) Nagios
10 8 (1.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 7 (1.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 5 (0.95%) BladeLogic
12 5 (0.95%) SCOrch
13 3 (0.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 3 (0.57%) WMI
14 2 (0.38%) Ansible
14 2 (0.38%) Malwarebytes
Vendors
1 298 (56.33%) Microsoft
2 133 (25.14%) VMware
3 79 (14.93%) Oracle
4 66 (12.48%) HP
5 50 (9.45%) Citrix
6 45 (8.51%) Cisco
7 27 (5.10%) Siebel
8 23 (4.35%) Dell
9 15 (2.84%) Symantec
10 14 (2.65%) NetApp
11 12 (2.27%) Blue Prism
12 11 (2.08%) Red Hat
13 10 (1.89%) Cognizant
13 10 (1.89%) IBM
14 8 (1.51%) New Relic
14 8 (1.51%) SonicWALL
15 7 (1.32%) CyberArk
15 7 (1.32%) EMC
15 7 (1.32%) JD Edwards
16 6 (1.13%) Perforce
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 40k plus benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £33,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Resource Solutions - Barclays
Posted: Yesterday
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£75,000 plus 10% bonus and benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Excellent Package Available
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough
aap3
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
KV Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £32,000 to £34,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £42k
Posted: 6 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bath, Avon
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £34,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Integrity IT Solutions Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Unspecified Market Rate + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Crawley, Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions Ltd
Posted: 15 days ago
Lewes
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Slough
aap3
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: to £32,500 + Pension, Gym, Healthcare, Flexi-working
Posted: 14 days ago
Lewes
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £31,424 to £36,725 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago